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  • Core Faculty

  • Sharon Henderson Callahan, Ed.D.

    Sharon Henderson Callahan, Ed.D.

    Director, Doctor of Ministry Program
    Professor
    Phone: 206.296.5336
    Rebecca Cobb, Ph.D., LMFT

    Rebecca Cobb, Ph.D., LMFT

    AAMFT Supervisor Candidate
    Assistant Clinical Professor
    Clinical Coordinator, Relationship & Pastoral Therapy Program - A Couples & Family Therapy Program
    Phone: 206.296.6968
    Faustino M. Cruz, S.M., Ph.D.

    Faustino M. Cruz, S.M., Ph.D.

    Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
    Associate Professor of Practical Theology & Leadership
    Phone: 206.296.5337
    Christie Eppler, Ph.D., LMFT

    Christie Eppler, Ph.D., LMFT

    AAMFT Approved Supervisor
    Director, Relationship & Pastoral Therapy Program
    Patrick J. Howell S.J. Professor of Theology & Ministry
    Associate Professor, Relationship & Pastoral Therapy - A Couples & Family Therapy Program
    Phone: 206.296.6975
    Leticia Guardiola-Sáenz, Ph.D.

    Leticia Guardiola-Sáenz, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor of Christian Scriptures 
    Phone: 206.296.6436
    Mark Chung Hearn, Ph.D.

    Mark Chung Hearn, Ph.D.

    Director of Contextual Education
    Assistant Clinical Professor of Religious Education & Ministry
    Phone: 206.296.6976
    Valerie Lesniak, Ph.D.

    Valerie Lesniak, Ph.D.

    Director of Formation
    Associate Professor of Spirituality 
    Phone: 206.296.6936
    Mark S. Markuly, Ph.D.

    Mark S. Markuly, Ph.D.

    Dean
    Professor of Practical Theology
    Phone: 206.296.5330
    Erica L. Martin, Ph.D.

    Erica L. Martin, Ph.D.

    Instructor of Hebrew Scriptures
    Phone: 206.296.5300
    Rev. Mike Raschko, Ph.D.

    Rev. Mike Raschko, Ph.D.

    Professor of Systematic Theology
    Robert J. & Mary H. Bertch Professor of Catholic Systematic Theology
    Phone: 206.296.5311
    Mark Lloyd Taylor, Ph.D.

    Mark Lloyd Taylor, Ph.D.

    Director of Worship
    Professor of Systematic Theology
    Phone: 206.296.5633
    Michael Reid Trice, Ph.D.

    Michael Reid Trice, Ph.D.

    Assistant Dean of Ecumenical & Interreligious Dialogue
    Assistant Professor of Theological Ethics & Constructive Theology
    Phone: 206.296.5332

  •  Extended Seattle University Faculty

  • Rev. Stephen Chan, Ph.D.

    Rev. Stephen Chan, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor, World Religions
    Peter Ely, SJ

    Peter Ely, SJ

    Vice President for Mission & Ministry
    Le Xuan Hy

    Le Xuan Hy

    Earth, Spirituality & Justice
    Patrick Howell, SJ, Ph.D.

    Patrick Howell, SJ, Ph.D.

    Theology & Ministry
    Patrick Kelly, SJ, Ph.D.

    Patrick Kelly, SJ, Ph.D.

    Theology & Ministry
    James McCarty, Ph.D.

    James McCarty, Ph.D.

    Religion, Ethics & Society
    Joe Orlando, Ph.D.

    Joe Orlando, Ph.D.

    Assistant Vice President for Mission & Ministry
    Catherine Punsalan-Manlimos, Ph.D.

    Catherine Punsalan-Manlimos, Ph.D.

    Systematic Theology
    Jeanette Rodriguez, Ph.D., LMFT

    Jeanette Rodriguez, Ph.D., LMFT

    LMFT and AAMFT Supervisor Candidate
    Professor, Relationship & Pastoral Therapy
    Professor, Theology & Religious Studies
    Associate Appointment, Women & Gender Studies
    Phone: 206.296.5324
    Building/Room: Casey 227

  • Adjunct Faculty, 2015-2016

  • The Very Rev. Michael Battle, Ph.D

    The Very Rev. Michael Battle, Ph.D

    Christian Spirituality of Restorative Justice
    Rev. Joanne Carlson Brown, Ph.D.

    Rev. Joanne Carlson Brown, Ph.D.

    United Methodist Theology
    Jessica ChenFeng, Ph.D., LMFT

    Jessica ChenFeng, Ph.D., LMFT

    Advanced Relationship & Pastoral Therapy Skills
    William K. Collins, Ph.D., LMFT

    William K. Collins, Ph.D., LMFT

    AAMFT Approved Supervisor
    Relationship & Pastoral Therapy
    Elizabeth Drescher, Ph.D.

    Elizabeth Drescher, Ph.D.

    Contemporary Christian Spirituality & Prayer
    Carol Guenther, M.Div.

    Carol Guenther, M.Div.

    Conflict Management
    Gretchen Gundrum, Ph.D.

    Gretchen Gundrum, Ph.D.

    Psycho-Spiritual Development
    Christine Betz Hall, MATS

    Christine Betz Hall, MATS

    Spiritual Retreats
    Rev. Dennis Hughes, Ph.D.

    Rev. Dennis Hughes, Ph.D.

    Presbyterian USA History & Polity
    Bob Hurd, Ph.D.

    Bob Hurd, Ph.D.

    Pastoral Liturgy & Music
    Rev. Richard A. Jackson, M.Div.

    Rev. Richard A. Jackson, M.Div.

    Applied Theology for Leadership
    Kathlyn R. James, D.Min.

    Kathlyn R. James, D.Min.

    Homiletics
    William (Bill) H. James, CDP, Ph.D.

    William (Bill) H. James, CDP, Ph.D.

    Relationship & Pastoral Therapy
    Rev. Julie M. Josund, D.Min.

    Rev. Julie M. Josund, D.Min.

    Family Systems
    Rev. Michael Kinnamon, Ph.D.

    Rev. Michael Kinnamon, Ph.D.

    Spehar-Halligan Visiting Professor of Ecumenical Collaboration in Interreligious Dialogue
    Phone: 206.296.2534
    Alexandra Kovats, CSJP, Ph.D.

    Alexandra Kovats, CSJP, Ph.D.

    Spiritual Direction & Eco-Spirituality
    Rev. David W. Kratz, D.Min.

    Rev. David W. Kratz, D.Min.

    United Church of Christ History & Polity
    Martha Morgan, Ph.D.

    Martha Morgan, Ph.D.

    Relationship & Pastoral Therapy
    Rev. Kathryn Morse, D.Min.

    Rev. Kathryn Morse, D.Min.

    Ministerial & Theological Integration
    Rebecca Jeney Park-Hearn, M.T.S., M.DIV., Ph.D.

    Rebecca Jeney Park-Hearn, M.T.S., M.DIV., Ph.D.

    Pastoral Care Skills; Relationship & Pastoral Therapy
    Sharon Daloz Parks, Ph.D.

    Sharon Daloz Parks, Ph.D.

    Pastoral Leadership
    Mark Peters, Ph.D.

    Mark Peters, Ph.D.

    Social Entrepreneurship
    John M. Reid

    John M. Reid

    Conflict Management
    Patricia Clemens Repikoff, D.Min.

    Patricia Clemens Repikoff, D.Min.

    Pastoral Leadership
    Richard J. Russell, D.Min.

    Richard J. Russell, D.Min.

    Ministerial & Theological Integration
    Ethan Schwab, Ph.D, LMFT

    Ethan Schwab, Ph.D, LMFT

    Relationship & Pastoral Therapy
    Ruby Y. Takushi, Ph.D.

    Ruby Y. Takushi, Ph.D.

    Relationship & Pastoral Therapy
    Patricia Talton. Ph.D.

    Patricia Talton. Ph.D.

    Transformational Leadership
    Rev. Frederick C. Tiffany, Ph.D.

    Rev. Frederick C. Tiffany, Ph.D.

    Hebrew Scriptures
    Rev. Gregory Turner, D.Min.

    Rev. Gregory Turner, D.Min.

    UCC History & Polity
    Rabbi Daniel A. Weiner, M.A.

    Rabbi Daniel A. Weiner, M.A.

    Jewish-Christian Studies
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    Extended Adjunct Faculty

  • Flora Wilson Bridges, Ph.D.

    Flora Wilson Bridges, Ph.D.

    Black Liberation Theology
    Gloria Burgess, Ph.D.

    Gloria Burgess, Ph.D.

    Transformational Leadership
    Fran Ferder, FSPA, Ph.D.

    Fran Ferder, FSPA, Ph.D.

    Christian Sexuality
    March Gunderson, M.Ed., M.Div.

    March Gunderson, M.Ed., M.Div.

    Ministerial & Theological Integration; Relationship & Pastoral Therapy
    John L. Heagle, JCL

    John L. Heagle, JCL

    Christian Sexuality
    Mary E. Hess, Ph.D.

    Mary E. Hess, Ph.D.

    Transformational Leadership
    Rev. Paul Janowiak, S.J., Ph.D.

    Rev. Paul Janowiak, S.J., Ph.D.

    Liturgy & Worship
    Rev. Michael Kinnamon, Ph.D.

    Rev. Michael Kinnamon, Ph.D.

    Spehar-Halligan Visiting Professor of Ecumenical Collaboration in Interreligious Dialogue
    Phone: 206.296.2534
    Carol Ann McMullen, SNJM, M.R.E

    Carol Ann McMullen, SNJM, M.R.E

    Ministerial & Theological Integration
    K. Killian Noe, M.Div.

    K. Killian Noe, M.Div.

    Pastoral Skills
    Rev. Eldon L. Olson, Ph.D.

    Rev. Eldon L. Olson, Ph.D.

    Relationship & Pastoral Therapy
    Kathryn Ann Rickert, Ph.D.

    Kathryn Ann Rickert, Ph.D.

    Hebrew Scriptures
    Rev. Suzanne Seaton, M.Div.

    Rev. Suzanne Seaton, M.Div.

    Pastoral Leadership
    Rev. Kyle J.A. Small, Ph.D.

    Rev. Kyle J.A. Small, Ph.D.

    Missional Leadership

  • Emeriti Faculty

  • Fr. James Eblen, Ph.D.

    Fr. James Eblen, Ph.D.

    Professor Emeritus
    Loretta Jancoski, Ph.D.

    Loretta Jancoski, Ph.D.

    Professor Emerita
    Marianne LaBarre, Ed.D.

    Marianne LaBarre, Ed.D.

    Professor Emerita